2018 Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter Board

OFFICERS

President

Elizabeth "Liz" Seabury
Former Vice President, Deputy General Counsel | Le Duff America, Inc.

Vice President

Kelvin Sellers
General Counsel | Interstate Batteries, Inc.

Secretary

Joel Sharp
Partner | Hunton Andrews Kurth

Immediate Past President

Kimble H. Scott
SVP & General Counsel | FedEx Office & Print Services, Inc.

DIRECTORS

Jeff Ansley
Partner | Bell Nunnally & Martin LLP

Natalie L. Arbaugh
Partner | Winston & Strawn LLP

Blake Bernet
Senior Vice President & Chief Legal Officer | CBC Restaurant Corp.

Manuel G. Berrelez
Partner | Vinson & Elkins LLP

Sarah Bittner
General Counsel, Executive Vice President & Secretary | Health Smart Holdings, Inc.

Meredith W. Bjorck
Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary | HMS Holdings Corp.

Kevin Blodgett 
President, Law Department Management Consulting | Morae Global

Kerry E. Braxton
Asst. General Counsel | Lincoln Property Company

Burton D. Brillhart
Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel & Chief of Staff | Varsity Brands

Clarence B. Brown III
Vice President & General Counsel | Kronos Worldwide, Inc.

David B. Brown
Senior Legal Counsel | Accenture Legal Group

Scott Bruce
Vice President & Executive Director | Special Counsel, Inc.

James M. Bushee
Partner | Eversheds Sutherland

John M. Clement
Executive Vice President & General Counsel | Classic Industries, LP

Joseph "Joe" F. Coniglio
Managing Shareholder | Greenberg Traurig, LLP

David B. Conrad
Principal | Fish & Richardson, P.C.

Trey Cox
Partner | Lynn Pinker Cox & Hurst, LLP

Anne Crowe
General Counsel, Vice President Human Resources & Corp. Secretary | Service Experts LLC

Janice Z. Davis
Partner | Bracewell LLP

Melissa A. Drennan
Senior Vice President & Chief Legal Officer| Ryan, LLC

Kim Elting
Chief Legal Officer | Orthofix International, N.V.

Ken C. Fernandez
General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Secretary | Reddy Ice Holdings, Inc.

John Garda
Partner | K&L Gates LLP

Paul R. Genender
Partner | Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Elizabeth K. Giddens
Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel & Corporate Secretary | Nationstar Mortgage LLC (dba Mr. Cooper)

Electra Harelson
Search Director | Pye Legal Group

Rob M. Hoffman
Partner | DLA Piper LLP

Rick A. Illmer
Managing Partner | Husch Blackwell LLP

Brenk Johnson
General Counsel | Softlayer Technologies, Inc.

Paul M. Jolas
Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary | U.S. Concrete, Inc.

Marc Kesselman
Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary | Yum! Brands, Inc.

Jason Krieser
Partner | McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Brett D. Lamb
General Counsel | Austin Aviation Group

Monica Latin
Partner | Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal, L.L.P.

Julie E. Lennon
General Counsel | Gaedeke Group, LLC

Harry J. Martin, Jr.
Chief Administrative Officer & Chief Legal Officer| Le Duff America, Inc.

Jadd F. Masso
Partner | Clark Hill Strasburger

Kim McCormick
Vice President & General Counsel | Lincoln Property Company

Brent McDaniel
Managing Director, Forensic | KPMG, LLP

Don J. McDermett, Jr.
Partner | Baker Botts L.L.P.

Sawnie McEntire
Director & Shareholder | Parsons McEntire McCleary PLLC

Steve Meck
Group General Counsel - Americas | The Weir Group PLC

Brandan Montminy
Associate | Locke Lord LLP

Lisa A. Peterson
Partner | Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Zach Pope
Director | Consilio

Theis Rice
SVP and Chief Legal Officer | Trinity Industries, Inc

Kimberly F. Rich
Partner | Baker McKenzie LLP

Elaine Flud Rodriguez
General Counsel | Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

Deborah Sloan
Partner | Jones Day

David B. Snyder
Counsel | Group One Thousand One / DLIC

Nathanial "Nate" St. Clair
Partner | Jackson Walker L.L.P.

David S. Starr
Vice President, Chief Counsel (Litigation, Employment & Risk), Chief Compliance Officer | Dean Foods Company

Blaine Statham
Partner | Haynes and Boone, LLP

Dena DeNooyer Stroh
General Counsel and Ethics Officer | North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA)

Farooq Tayab
Partner | Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

John D. Torres
Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary | Lennox International Inc.

Betty E. Ungerman
Vice President & Deputy General Counsel | Lennox International Inc.

Peter S. Vogel
Of Counsel | Foley Gardere, Foley & Lardner LLP

H. Ron White
Managing Partner | White Wiggins & Barnes, LLP

Chris S. Willis
Vice President Talent Group & General Counsel | Interstate Batteries, Inc.

Deborah K. Wright
General Counsel | Prudential Asset Resources, Inc.

KEY COMMITTEES

Membership Chairs

Kelvin F. Sellers- Chair
General Counsel | Interstate Batteries, Inc.

Rick A. Illmer - Vice Chair
Managing Partner | Husch Blackwell LLP

Program Chairs

Burton D. Brillhart-  Chair
Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel & Chief of Staff | Varsity Brands

Paul R. Genender - Vice Chair
Partner | Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Dedman Dinner Chairs

Elaine Flud Rodriguez-  Chair
General Counsel | Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

Paul R. Genender - Vice Chair
Partner | Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Forum Women Chairs

Elaine Flud Rodriguez-  Chair
General Counsel | Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

Dena DeNooyer Stroh -  Vice-Chair
General Counsel and Ethics Officer | North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA)

Special Events Chair

Blake Bernet -  Chair
Senior Vice President & Chief Legal Officer | CBC Restaurant Corp.

Manuel G. Berrelez -  Vice-Chair
Partner | Vinson & Elkins LLP